Pulse Oximeters are Inherently Biased
In this episode we discuss the origins of pulse oximeters, medical devices that measure oxygen levels, and the unacceptable inaccuracies of readings for people with darker complexions. And we highlight Black researchers in engineering and physics utilizing innovative technology to create equitable pulse oximetry devices.
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